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From staff and wire reports
August 02, 2007 at 4:55 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 


Des Allemands church sponsors Sports Camp

Des Allemands First Assembly of God will sponsor a “Breaking Free”mega sports camp Aug. 6 to 10 at the church on U.S. 90.

Registration will be held at 4:45 p.m. each day. Pick up is at 8 p.m.

Children ages 5 to 11 may choose one sport to focus on. Sports are baseball, soccer and cheerleading.

Rallies, sports stories and Bible stories also will be featured.

For more information, call Taylor of Irene Dufrene at 985-758-7547 or sign up at the Web site

Become a junior Saintsation

You can be in that number dancing on the field of the Louisiana Superdome as a member of the Junior Saintsations.

Junior Saintsations will perform during the pre-game festivities of the New Orleans Saints vs Miami Dolphins on Thursday, Aug. 30.

The program is open to young ladies ages 6 to 16.

The deadline is Aug. 17. For more information and a registration packet, email


Hornets host kid b-ball clinics

The New Orleans Hornets are currently hosting a series of basketball clinics throughout Louisiana for children ages 7 to 14.

The clinics are free, but participants are asked to bring five cans of food or make a $5 donation to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana.

Pre-registration is required and forms are available at

Space is limited to 250 kids per half-day session, with 7 to 10 year olds participating from 9 a.m. to noon and 11 to 14 year olds participating from 1 to 4 p.m.

Each session features three hours of basketball basics, a Hornet’s T-shirt and a photo with a Hornet’s player.

For a complete list of locations and dates, visit or call the clinic hotline at 504-812-3448.


3-mile run/walk set for August

Harvest Time Community Development will present Running for the Next Generation, a three-mile run/walk on Aug. 4.

The event begins at 8 a.m. at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse on River Road in Hahnville and ends at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling.

For infomation, call the Rev. Eldridge Moll Jr. at 985-783-9825.

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